Mary Casey

Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Casey was born in 1820, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Elax Casey Jr, was 23 and her mother, Martha Coe, was 25. She married John Farmer on 17 July 1836, in Franklin, Missouri, United States. She died before 1894, at the age of 73.

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Mary Casey
John Farmer
Marriage: 17 July 1836

Spouse & Children

  • Female1820–1894Female

  • John Farmer


17 July 1836
Franklin, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathasaigh ‘descendant of Cathasach’, a byname meaning ‘vigilant’ or ‘noisy’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Mary Casey, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Notes and Comments on Casey and Allied Families

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